The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 8 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing XML 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 16.24% 1.64% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.29% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.50% 34.43% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Farnborough region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Farnborough region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 16 (84.21%) Data Structures
2 15 (78.95%) Visual Studio
3 13 (68.42%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 12 (63.16%) Intergraph
4 12 (63.16%) SmartPlant
5 11 (57.89%) MS Access
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle
7 8 (42.11%) XAML
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
7 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (26.32%) SAP
9 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
10 4 (21.05%) Life Science
11 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) VBA
11 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.79%) Publishing
12 2 (10.53%) Migration
12 2 (10.53%) Replication
12 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 2 (10.53%) ETL
12 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) SmartPlant
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MS Access
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Programmer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WSDL
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Data Structures
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
2 8 (42.11%) XAML
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Intergraph
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft